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Tuesday March 2, 2021
 
10:00 AM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/98948.html
Contact  Stephanie Rekemeyer
stephanie.rekemeyer@dec.ny.gov

DEC Marine Permit Office (MPO) 2021 Limited Entry Commercial Fishing Permit Random Selection virtual public meeting will be on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. In the event of inclement weather the public meeting will be reschedule for Thursday, March 4, 2021. DEC Marine Permit Office Limited Entry Permits and Licenses issued to eligible applicants that are designated through a double-blind selection process to ensure that results are randomly selected and unbiased.

Register for the virtual meeting online or use call in to the meeting by dialing 518-549-0500 and entering the Access Code 185 841 8599. Your audio connection or phone line will be muted on entry. For questions about marine permits and licenses, contact MPO@dec.ny.gov


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

 Guided School Program
Actively engage your entire class in the discovery process through hands-on experiences and minds-on investigation at Five Rivers. Our classroom is the great outdoors! During January and February, learn about animal adaptations and winter survival as we explore animal tracks and scat in a variety of habitats. In March, join us for a one-hour Marvelous Maples lesson where you will learn the sappy secret of syrup! For additional program details, visit the Friends website at www.FriendsOfFiveRivers.org.
Who: Schools/home schools (maximum daily participants: 30 students with 6 school chaperones, divided into 10-student, 2-chaperon groups.)


 Marvelous Maples 10:00 AM–11:00 AM, 11:30 AM–12:30 PM, 1:00 PM–2:00 PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in March

Where: In person at Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
Fee: $50 per group of 10 students with 2 school chaperones
Registration: www.FriendsofFiveRivers.org, go to School Programs tab

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.  


4:00 PM
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

Dr. Seuss Read-A-Loud: The Lorax and Other Favorites
The Lorax said, “I speak for the trees.” Where better to read this classic than among Five Rivers’ trees? In honor of the birthday of Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, we are delighted to read aloud and share some of our favorite stories from his books. Have your own favorite? Bring it along and read it to a friend.

 Dress for the weather; we’ll be outdoors.

Space is limited. Call 518-475-0291 by Friday, February 26, to register.

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.  


 
https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1835.html
Contact  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
518-475-0291 or 5rivers@dec.ny.gov
Location  Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road Delmar, NY 12054 - Map

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL.

People with bird-watching skills or the desire to learn are needed to help discover winter feeding areas of endangered raptor species. Volunteers meet at Five Rivers once or twice a month and spend an hour, centered around sunset, scanning for and recording raptor species on Five Rivers’ grasslands. Participants do not have to attend every session and will need their own binoculars. Study dates are subject to change due to weather. Pre-registration is required. Please help us save these threatened and endangered species. Call Five Rivers at 518-475-0291 or email 5Rivers@dec.ny.gov to register

For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers, and in compliance with guidance from New York State, the New York State Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing practices must be followed. Masks must be worn throughout guided programs, while at a roving program, and on the trails whenever a 6-foot distance cannot be maintained between individuals or households.


6:00 PM
https://www.mafmc.org/newsfeed/2021/sfsbsb-allocation-am-he...
Contact  Maureen Davidson
maureen.davidson@dec.ny.gov
Location  virtual hearing

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC) and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) are seeking public comment on the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Commercial/Recreational Allocation Amendment

Comments may be submitted at the virtual public hearing or via written comment until March 16, 2021.

To register for the virtual public hearing or for information on how to submit comments, visit: https://www.mafmc.org/newsfeed/2021/sfsbsb-allocation-am-hearings.

Additional information can be found on MAFMC's website in the Public Hearing Document and Quick Reference Guide (PDF).


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